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Guantánamo Bay: Beyond the Prison

GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — Mention this place, and people tend to think of caged men wearing orange uniforms and on...
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Health

Virginia reports first child to die from COVID-related inflammatory syndrome

The first child in Virginia has died from the multisystem inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 in children, the state Department...
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Health

Some Old Spice and Secret deodorants and sprays recalled

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble has recalled some of its deodorants and aerosol spray products due to the presence...
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Entertainment

Washington-area Christian radio outlet named ‘religious station of the year’

WGTS-FM, a nonprofit Christian radio station in the Washington area, won the Marconi Award for “Religious Station of the Year”...
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Health

Biden orders travel ban on South Africa, other countries due to variant

The Biden administration said Friday it is restricting travel from South Africa and seven other countries because of fears about...
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Politics

That ‘Team Beto’ Fund-Raising Email? It Might Not Be From Beto.

In one solicitation, the link to the Blue South PAC donation page on ActBlue, the Democratic digital donation-processing site, was...
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Lifestyle

EU orders travel ban on South Africa to halt variant spread

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union nations on Friday agreed to impose a ban on travel from southern Africa to counter...
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Tech

Pinterest Pledges $50 Million on Reforms to Resolve Discrimination Allegations

Pinterest pledged $50 million to overhaul its corporate culture and promote diversity as part of an agreement to resolve allegations...
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Business

Cybersecurity forecast warns of Black Friday, Cyber Monday attacks

Businesses leaning into online sales for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year should be on the lookout for increased...
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Business

Hundreds of FedEx packages are found in Alabama woods

HAYDEN, Ala. (AP) – An Alabama sheriff is trying to figure out how hundreds of FedEx packages ended up dumped...
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Politics

G.O.P. Cements Hold on Legislatures in Battleground States

Republicans are locking in newly gerrymandered maps for the legislatures in four battleground states that are set to secure the...
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Business

Holiday shopping 2021: more in-person experiences, but prepare for shortages.

Black Friday is an American import that has caught on in much of Europe, embraced by retailers and shoppers as...
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World

WHO to debate dangerous South Africa coronavirus variant with ‘many mutations’

The World Health Organization will meet Friday to discuss what an alarming coronavirus variant with a “large number of mutations”...
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Lifestyle

How to Build a Terrarium, So It’s Always Gardening Season

During the months when you can’t be outside working in the garden, what could be better than a miniature landscape...
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Business

The Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, but Is It Back?

The pandemic is not over but with the help of vaccinations and Covid-19 safety precautions, Santa Claus is feeling much...
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Lifestyle

Foo Fighters Perform Under a Blue Whale

The American Museum of Natural History raised about $3 million at its annual fall gala on Nov. 18, with 450...
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Entertainment

The Hilarious, Heartbreaking Life and Music of Malcolm Arnold

His orchestrations gleam, and one place his writing will always be welcome is among orchestral musicians. For the professionals, Arnold’s...
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World

Survivor found in coal mine accident in Russia’s Siberia

MOSCOW (AP) — Rescuers have found a survivor in a Siberian coal mine where dozens of miners are presumed dead...
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World

World takes action as new coronavirus variant emerges in southern Africa

BRUSSELS (AP) — A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa on Friday, and stocks plunged...
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Tech

Australian Minister Wins Defamation Case Over Tweet

The case’s outcome was not unheard-of in a country with notoriously strict defamation laws, but it was unusual that the...
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